Welcome to Ilkeston’s Premiere Portrait Studio

Memories Portrait Photographers are an independent professional photography studio located in Ilkeston between Derby and Nottingham.

We specialise in bespoke portraiture of families, couples and kids and our super big studio can accommodate large groups. With over 25 years experience in photography, our images and testimonials speak for themselves.

We look to create special memories that are guaranteed to last a lifetime. All our sessions are very informal and relaxed and customers choose us for an enjoyable experience while capturing the essence and emotion of their unique portraits. We can offer any of your images in colour or black & white and have several backgrounds for you to choose from.

If it’s for you and your family or a surprise gift for your friends birthday, give us a call so we can discuss how best we can create beautiful images which you can treasure forever.

Whether it’s your friends, family or photographs of your children,
Whatever you choose, we guarantee you will not be disappointed with the results!



A photo session costs £25 and includes one 8”x 10” print of your favourite image.

The photoshoot typically lasts around an hour and your portraits will be taken on several backgrounds giving you plenty of photographs to choose from.

At Memories, we believe your images are works of art and should be presented accordingly. We have carefully selected the best products from the best suppliers around and you’ll be thrilled with our stunning range of bespoke frames, canvases and art blocs that will simply look lovely in your home or workplace.
We also offer a digital file package that includes all the best images taken during your photoshoot presented on a stunning thumbdrive that includes additional prints and a slideshow.

Our goal is to provide our customers with a memorable, quality experience every time they visit. We provide exceptional service and quality portraits at truly affordable prices.

Thank you for visiting our site and we look forward to making memories with you.